Today is the age of the destination wedding. No one can argue that. More and more young couples who say 'I do' are venturing to exotic destinations all over the world to get hitched. The beauty of destination weddings is that it just can't get any better than that: a chance to travel with a group of your closest friends and family to a stunning place somewhere in the world - and once you're back it's like 'ok, who's getting married next and where are we going this time'.
Narina (our loving co-founder) and Tarek got married in Goa, India on January 30, 2015. A group of 80 of their closest peeps went for a love-filled week of celebration, relaxation, and exploration. Most of us had never been to Goa so the whole thing was just surreal. We left Lebanon amidst the cold bouts of January one afternoon and the next day we were walking the shore of Arambol beach wearing swim suits and sipping on coconut water from a freshly cut coconut.
You'll take me for being totally subjective (yes Narina is my day-wife and I was her Maid of Honor), but give me a minute here. Tarek and Narina's wedding was one of the most magical days of our lives. It's not only about what you'll see in the photos because everything speaks for itself, but it's about what you can't see.
I can only describe it as deeply uncomplicated love.
It was as easy to laugh as it was to cry when listening to Tarek and Narina's vows. The flow of the wedding was as seamless as the falling sun, you felt it one minute but couldn't remember when it disappeared. Dancing bouncy toes, tiny lights, clapping hands and music that tickles your soul: the only show was us.
Needless to say, we've been inspired to start a column on The Kill covering Destination Weddings. This is the first of many we hope to share with you. If you want to share yours or have a friend who wants to share, get in touch anytime on the email shown below.
Photographers: A Fist Full of Bolts Wedding Planners: Cherry on Top Wedding Venue: Nilaya Hermitage Wedding Dress Designer: Tarun Tahiliani Groom's Suit Designer: Nemr Saade Jewelry Designer: Patrizia
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